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The Candy Man

61 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-523-4709
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If you love chocolate you'll love The Candy Man. The chocolate is creamy and leaves you wanting... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Sweet Spot

It smells so good when you walk in here. Old fashioned candy store with a huge selection of candy... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2015
New York City, New York
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12 Jul 2016
25 Sep 2015
“Sweet Spot”
61 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-523-4709
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you love chocolate you'll love The Candy Man. The chocolate is creamy and leaves you wanting more. One of the best chocolates I've eaten. They have a large variety of chocolates to select from and all are superb!!

Thank margiented
Reviewed 25 September 2015

It smells so good when you walk in here. Old fashioned candy store with a huge selection of candy. I would say, however, that we bought 1/4 pound of their almond butter crunch from the display case and and an additional 1/2 pound box. The...More

Thank Trotpeg
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We stop here every time we're near Wilmington. They are always stocked with delicious chocolates. They also have a large selection of sugar free chocolate.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The chocolate was fantastic! My kids ate 1/2 lb in 10 minutes then wanted to go back! The guys behind the counter were super friendly. Will definitely order a few boxes as gifts for my college kids!

Thank Ariane R
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I stopped by for a little treat today and was delighted to stop in this shop,. The two people behind the counter were very friendly. The chocolates were very good, especially the salted caramels. A good find

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 31 July 2015

When it comes to chocolate I am a Choc-o-holic. Don't get me wrong I love chocolate but only good chocolate like Godiva, Cadbury, Hersey's to name a few. I thought some chocolate would get the cruddy taste from the poor meal my wife and I...More

Thank shawn r
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The chocolates here are a delight. Each is a treat in itself. Anything coconut is wonderful. We eat it in Lake Placid and also bring home a bag. Really...exceptional.

Thank Birdgazer
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Coconut & peppermint patties - $2.50 each. They were big & soooo good. Box of 12 chocolates - choose your own. Handmade chocolates. Carmels, pb, orange cream, and more. They were wonderful!!

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 19 February 2015

My son and I stopped in the candy shop after a bitter cold day of snowboarding. The staff wasn't very friendly but we enjoyed our treats. The assorted box was the best value and required less contact with the staff.

Thank roxyloraine
Reviewed 5 September 2014

This place has a wide selection of goodies. The fudge is what I call "Beach fudge", that is thick, soft and tasty. You cannot go wrong stopping in here and indulging.

Thank Dino T
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